Do you have a hidden Hugh Grant or Highland Scot inside? Take our quiz and we’ll pinpoint which part of the UK you most sound like you’re from – even if you’re not British.
Source: BBC – Future – Do you have a secret British accent?
Related to my last post, a fun quiz to see if your dialect matches up with a region of the UK. For me, I got the East Midlands, which is cool since I got to visit that region during TCUK last year, and liked the area very much. 🙂
What kind of results did you get? Post your results and comments below.
Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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One thought on “BBC – Future – Do you have a secret British accent?”
East Midlands for me too. I daresay that most Americans would get the same result. Almost all of the questions seemed pretty cut-and-dried to me. Still, our language is remarkable, in terms of both its variety and its history. (I read the other BBC article you blogged about, too. There was a lot in there that I didn’t know.)